January 16, 2017

Blue Monday – fact or fiction? [plus 10 tips PDF]

Whatever the truth behind Blue Monday it’s inevitable that the dark nights, poor weather and post-Xmas lull can leave employees feeling blue. Our recent survey conducted in Jan 2017 found two-thirds of employees are currently fed up at work, and 46% likely to look for a new job within the next three months. A third…

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November 23, 2016

The Autumn Statement 2016 – questions we’ll all want answers to

There has been – to put it lightly – a fair amount of change since the last ‘fiscal event’ (the Budget) back in March. When George Osborne stood at the dispatch box to announce cuts to Corporation Tax and Business Rates, and increases in the Personal Allowance and the threshold for the higher rate of…

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November 10, 2016

Moorepay 50 years young: making payroll & HR easy since 1966

Happy birthday to us. Happy birthday to us. Happy birthday dear… You get the idea. Moorepay is 50 years young today, celebrating our golden anniversary in right royal fashion. The bunting is strung, the cake has been despatched, and a lot of people are wearing some very fetching badges. We share a 1966 birthday with…

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October 25, 2016

New H&S sentencing guidelines are hitting small businesses hard

11% of ALL prison sentences for H&S offences (since guidelines were first introduced in the Health and Safety at Work Act in 1974) have been handed out in the last eight months to October 2016. In a trend we predicted in our Sentencing Guidelines update webinar earlier in the year (hat tip), recent reports show…

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October 4, 2016

Moorepay shortlisted for Payroll Service Provider of the Year 2016

Moorepay have been shortlisted for the CIPP Payroll Service Provider of the Year Award 2016, with the winner announced at the awards dinner on Thursday 6 October. The award is given to the best payroll provider in the industry and recognises ‘the provider proven to demonstrate commitment to customer service and an effective and compliant…

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October 3, 2016

Regional Roadshows visiting seven cities across the UK

This autumn/winter sees Moorepay take to the road with a series of regional roadshows under the banner ‘Explore Develop Share’. We’ll be running two roadshows in each city – an open session in the morning and exclusive events for clients in the afternoon. Both sessions are free to attend. The open sessions will host HR…

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July 8, 2016

Managing absence on the least productive day of the year

With a disruptive summer of sport ahead, managing employee absence as sports fans seek ways to watch their teams could be a real headache for business. Today is a big day for sport. We’ve got Andy Murray in the semi finals at Wimbledon (bravo). There’s Lewis Hamilton revving up in qualifying for the British Grand…

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June 29, 2016

BREXIT: What HR and Payroll professionals need to do now

The decision to vote Brexit in the referendum may have far-reaching consequences for employers and their employees up-and-down the country. For employees it is an uncertain time as they ponder the impact the result will have on their jobs, and the terms and conditions of their contracts. For employers, there will be long-term uncertainty about regulations and…

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February 3, 2016

Another success for Moorepay at the Employment Tribunal

A financial services company has saved around £55,000 in legal costs and potential compensation after Moorepay successfully defended against a damaging discrimination claim. The employee’s Employment Tribunal claim alleged sex, religious and pregnancy discrimination. The medium sized company had been in existence for more than 20 years and had never previously received an Employment Tribunal…

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January 31, 2016

Moorepay successful against major tribunal claim

We recently represented a major food processing company in an Employment Tribunal claim and were successful in defending the claim, avoiding an award that could have run into tens of thousands of pounds. Although the organisation, as with many organisations this size, had some experience of Employment Tribunals, it was nevertheless in need of our…

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January 15, 2016

Moorepay tackles discrimination claim head on

Moorepay recently defended a large and well respected care trust in the Employment Tribunal against claims of race and disability discrimination presented by one of their ex-employees. The Trust were very keen to defend the claim, not only to protect their well-established and excellent reputation, but also to protect the current and future contractual relationships…

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November 11, 2015

Thousands of pounds saved in Employment Tribunal Case

We recently helped a small organisation through a difficult process after an ex-employee brought a number of claims, which could have cost thousands in compensation. This was the first Employment Tribunal claim the business had received in 20 years of trading, so they were understandably unsure what to expect and as a result and were…

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